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Garden County Elementary  Garden County Jr. Sr. High
800 West 2nd 200 West 4th Street
Oshkosh, NE 69154 Oshkosh, NE 69154
308-772-3336 308-772-3242
Fax 308-772-4059 Fax 308-772-3039


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The Sedgewick County basketball game that was postponed has been rescheduled to Monday, January 7th in Oshkosh. Start time is 4:00 for JV. Please contact the school with questions. Thanks. 

To make up the cancelled Elwood Tournament Garden County Wrestling team will be competing in the Bronco Invite Dec. 21 in Mullen. Please contact the school with questions. 
This week the Garden County 6th grade participated in their 2nd Off-the-Page lesson of the year. The group started by sorting through the plants they preserved in the first lesson and saw how nicely the traditional plant presses worked. After that, this group learned about a few of the Native American nations Lewis and Clark met on their trip and how different their lives were. One way they got to experience this was by spending some time looking for animal tracks down by the river. Students learned about how tracking is still used in the world today, common animals in Garden County, and different types of track patterns. Although it was cold and the ground was frozen, the kids did get a chance to learn about a historical skill and one group of people who helped develop it. 


As part of the new Off-the-Page program Garden County High school is looking to interview community members about the history of Garden County. If you are interested in sharing what you know about the county's history, stories from your childhood, or major events, feel free to come to the school on Jan. 15 at 9:00 a.m. The school will host an Open House at that time to interview and record the volunteers. Please contact Cody at the high school if you have any questions at 772-3242. Thank you. 



Jena Spady, 8th grader, collected hats, gloves, mittens, and scarves for her Citizenship Bingo assignment. Spady planned and organized the project. Donations poured in from generous members of the Lewellen, Lisco, and Oshkosh communities. Spady was able to collect 378 items. Items will be donated to the Garden County Elementary School, VOA, and the North Platte Homeless Shelter. Good work Jena!

The GCHS basketball game scheduled for February 5, @ Hyannis has been rescheduled to be a home game. Again the basketball games on February 5 against Hyannis will be played at GCHS starting at 3:30. Please contact the high school with questions.

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On Friday, September 14th, all 8th graders were trained in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). According to the American Heart Association, "CPR, if administered immediately after cardiac arrest can double or triple a person's chance of survival. About 90 percent of people who experience an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest die." 8th Civics students are participating in activities throughout the year that encourages engagement with the community and to become more involved citizens. 
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There is an error on this year's Garden County High School Athletic Schedule regarding volleyball districts. District volleyball will be played on Saturday, Nov. 3 at a TBA site. Sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused.
There is an error on this year's Garden County High School Athletic Schedule regarding volleyball districts. District volleyball will be played on Saturday, Nov. 3 at a TBA site. Sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused.
Daily Bulletin
Posted on 12/10/2018
Alternate Education Program
Posted on 11/02/2018
What is "alternative education?" An alternative school is one that offers the same basic curriculum as the "traditional" school but uses alternative delivery methods. While the structure of the alternative program may vary from site to site, there are common effective characteristics which have been identified in alternative schools: Small class size, supportive environment, autonomy and democratic structure, accountability and constant evaluations, opportunities for community involvement and a school environment.   more
Lunch and Breakfast Menu
Posted on 10/22/2018
2018-2019 Welcome Back
Posted on 08/03/2018
17-18 Annual Report for Garden County Schools
Posted on 01/12/2018
Sixpence Program Information
Posted on 12/19/2017
Pricing for Large Prints on Vinyl, PVC, Photo Paper and Bright White
Posted on 09/05/2016
Providers for Families Caring for Someone With a Disability
Posted on 03/14/2016
Tumble Books Library
Posted on 03/05/2015
Garden County schools has purchased an account with Tumble Books. Students can read and listen to talking books from anywhere as long as they have an internet connection.   more
It is the policy of Garden County Public Schools not to discriminate on the basis of gender, disability, race, color, religion, marital status, age or national origin in its education programs, administration, policies, employment or other district programs.   more
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